There are 9 ways to get from Ancona to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Ancona  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Barcelona (BCN) AOI - BCN

$97 - $302

Cheapest option

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Barcelona (BCN) BLQ - BCN

$65 - $278

7 alternative options

Train to Rome, fly  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Barcelona (BCN) FCO - BCN

$77 - $270

Train, train to Florence, fly  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Barcelona (BCN) FLR - BCN

$104 - $325

Train  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec
  4. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$230 - $385

Bus  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Florence, Florence 504 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Barcelona N758

$76 - $137

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Bologna, Bologna 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Barcelona

$98 - $151

Train, car ferry  •  28 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Castelbolognese Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Castelbolognese to Genova Piazza Principe Reg
  3. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

$108 - $188

Drive  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Ancona to Barcelona 846.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Barcelona is to fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Barcelona via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ancona to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Bologna C.Le, Milano Centrale, Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 23 min.

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The distance between Ancona and Barcelona is 960 km. The road distance is 1353.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 17 h 23 min and costs 190€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Ancona to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Ancona to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ancona station.

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Ancona to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Barcelona is to fly which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 80€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 330€ and takes 17 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 19 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 600.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Ancona to Barcelona every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ancona to Barcelona via Bologna C.Le, Milano Centrale, Geneve, Genève, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 17 h 23 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Ancona to Barcelona via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Ancona to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Castelbolognese
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
Train from Castelbolognese to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ancona to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Ferry operators

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